Announcements

  • Keep up-to-date with COVID-19 Developments from TechServe Alliance

    Keep up-to-date with COVID-19 developments on the TechServe Alliance COVID-19 Resources for IT & Engineering Staffing Firms page. Recent updates include:

    COVID-19 Automated Compliance Resources
    Navigate through the most pressing questions and identify answers to help guide and ensure compliance during this unprecedented time. 

    Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Questions and Answers
    As part of sweeping legislation—the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)—signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020, two laws were enacted that provide workers with paid leave for reasons related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    Employee Compensation and Benefits During Closures and Furloughs
    As business closures increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are faced with questions about compensation and health benefit coverage for their employees. Government relief measures may provide compensation for businesses and individuals in certain situations. In other cases, existing rules on employee rights will apply.

  • We Continually Refresh Our COIVD-19 Page with Updates & Resources

    3.25.20
    Congress Agrees to $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill
    On Wednesday, March 25, 2020—after days of debate—Congress agreed to a $2 trillion economic rescue package designed to provide financial assistance to Americans and their families, and billions of dollars in loans for businesses. Voting is expected midday. The package is the largest fiscal stimulus in modern U.S. history and is the government’s most recent response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

    3.24.20
    DOL Outlines Coronavirus Relief Law’s Paid Leave Requirements
    On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued guidance explaining the paid leave requirements under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

    3.24.20
    Engaging Remote Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic
    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused unprecedented changes for many industries. As social distancing is encouraged, gatherings with over 10 people are banned and stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders for all nonessential employees are issued, many employers are asking their employees to work from home.

  • Coronavirus Resources Update

    Access model letters and policies and the latest news impacting the IT & engineering staffing industry during the spread of COVID-19. Visit the TechServe COVID-19 resources page.

    We will continue to refresh this page with additional updates and resources as they become available.

  • COVID-19 Resources for IT & Engineering Staffing Firms

    TechServe Alliance has developed a compilation of resources for IT & engineering staffing firms. As the COVID-19 situation unfolds, we are committed to keeping you informed of issues impacting your business and your teams. This page will be refreshed with additional updates and resources as they become available.

  • OPR Survey Deadline Extended until March 25th - Don't Miss Out!

    The deadline has been extended until March 25th!

    We hope this extension will allow you to participate in the 2020 TechServe Alliance Operating Practices and Sales & Recruiter Metrics Survey – the IT & engineering staffing and solutions industry's foremost benchmarking analysis. The resulting reports cover every aspect of your firm's operations, offering deep insight into the numbers and practices that drive growth and profitability – essential tools for you to measure, analyze and improve your business.

  • Coronavirus - Resources for IT & Engineering Staffing Firms

    With increasing concern over the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., we wanted to quickly disseminate a compilation of resources for member firms. As the situation develops, we are committed to keeping you informed of issues impacting your business and your teams.

    Coronavirus - Resources for IT & Engineering Staffing Firms

    Wishing you, your teams and families all the best as we weather this challenge.

  • IT Jobs Kick Off New Year Ticking Down

    In January, IT employment ticked down 0.01% to 5,351,300 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by only 0.08% since January 2019 adding a mere 4,500 IT workers.
  • TechServe Alliance 2020 Operating Practices Report Survey is Now Open!

    You are invited to participate in the 2020 TechServe Alliance Operating Practices and Sales & Recruiter Metrics Survey – the IT & engineering staffing and solutions industry's foremost benchmarking analysis. The resulting reports cover every aspect of your firm's operations, offering deep insight into the numbers and practices that drive growth and profitability – essential tools for you to measure, analyze and improve your business.

    For 2020, we have enhanced the survey to capture metrics on:

    • Consultant Ghosting
    • Early Stops
    • Time to Submit
    • Time to Fill
    • LinkedIn Spend & Effectiveness
    • Talent Acquisition Technology Spend
    • Expanded Benchmarking on Benefits for Internal Staff & Consultants

    In return for participating, TechServe Alliance members receive at NO COST:

    • The 2019 Operating Practices and Sales & Recruiter Metrics Reports
    • Custom Performance Analysis - a confidential report sent directly to you comparing your firm with similar participating firms.
    • Profit Toolkit - an online interactive tool to assist your financial planning and compare your firm with others.

    The deadline to complete the survey is March 15, 2020.

  • IT Employment Enters 2020 on a Downward Trajectory

    In December, IT employment ticked down .04% to 5,346,700 jobs last month according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment was down 0.06% since December 2018 shedding 3,400 IT workers on a net basis.
  • IT Employment Ticks Down Year-Over-Year

    In November, IT employment ticked down .07% to 5,347,800 jobs last month according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment was down 0.01% since November 2018 shedding 500 IT workers on a net basis.
  • Engineering Employment Turns Down in October

    In October, engineering employment ticked down 0.18% sequentially to 2,663,600, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, engineering employment increased by 1.52% since October 2018 or 39,900 engineering workers.
  • IT Employment Growth Remains Anemic

    In September, IT employment ticked up .02% to 5,353,500 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by only 0.10% since September 2018 adding a mere 5,600 IT workers on a net basis
  • IT Employment Ticks Up Slightly

    In August, IT employment ticked up .05% to
    5,353,000 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT &
    Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment
    grew by only 0.08% since August 2018 adding a mere 4,300 IT workers on a net basis.
  • IT Employment Growth Remains Anemic; Engineering Employment Continues to Show Strength

    In July, IT employment ticked up .03% to 5,350,100
    jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering
    Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by only
    0.06% since July 2018 adding a mere 3,000 IT workers on a net basis.
  • IT Employment Posts Slight Increase in June; Engineering Employment Shows Increasing Strength

    In June, IT employment ticked up .02% to 5,347,800 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by only 0.07% since June 2018 adding a mere 3,500 IT workers on a net basis.
  • IT Employment Ticks Up Modestly in May; Year-Over-Year Growth Anemic

    In May, IT employment ticked up .05% to 5,347,500 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. After three consecutive monthly declines at the beginning of 2019, we have had two months of very modest growth. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by only 0.11% since May 2018 adding a mere 6,000 IT workers.
  • TechServe's May 2019 TrendsReport

    What will be tomorrow’s best economic prospects and toughest challenges? TechServe Alliance members can view TechServe’s May 2019 TrendsReport.
  • IT Employment Posts First Gain For The Year

    In April, IT employment ticked up .03% to 5,345,900 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. This is the first monthly gain for 2019. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by only 0.14% since April 2018 adding a mere 7,300 IT workers.
  • Three for Three: IT Employment Ticks Down for the Third Consecutive Month

    In March, IT employment ticked down .04% to 5,344,000 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. This is the third monthly decline in 2019. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by only 0.16% since March 2018 adding a mere 8,600 IT workers.
  • Call for Speakers & Topics for the 2019 TechServe Alliance Conference

    TechServe wants YOUR ideas to ensure the 2019 TechServe Alliance Conference & Tradeshow is relevant to your current business needs and provides actionable takeaways that you and your team can implement immediately.